Registration is now open for ASHRAE’s free satellite broadcast and Webcast, Multiple Benefits Solutions for Enhanced Building Security. The broadcast takes place from 1-4 EST Nov. 14, 2006.
The broadcast is sponsored by ASHRAE’s Building Safety and Security Special Committee with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The program features two panel discussions with short presentations, and live question-and-answer sessions with the audience.
The first discussion focuses on the principles of risk management and how they can allow treatment of health, safety and security issues beyond those normally considered in current practice, codes and standards. Panelists are George Glavis, P.E., the U.S. Department of State; D. Scott Fisher, P.E., State Farm Insurance Co., James Woods, Ph.D., P.E., The Building Diagnostics Research Institute Inc.; Richard Bielen, P.E., National Fire Protection Association; and Ronald Vallort, P.E., Ron Vallort and Associates, Ltd.
The second panel discusses the application and integration of architectural and engineering principles and practices to achieve the levels of acceptable risks and benefits defined by the risk management approach. Panelists are Stuart Knoop, Oudens + Knoop Architects; Andrew Persily, Ph.D., the National Institute of Standards and Technology; William Coad, P.E., Coad Engineering Enterprises; Patrick Spahn, P.E., and Lawrence Spielvogel, P.E., consulting engineer.
For more information regarding presenters, the broadcast program, and resources, call 678-539-1139.